Colorado Monthly Weighted Average Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Tue Dec 5, 2017     USDA Market News

COLORADO MONTHLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: November 2017

Confirmed:   10,906         Last Month:  17,510          Last Year:   19,249

                             LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                          Head        Weight    Wtd Avg    Price    Wtd Avg
                          Count       Range     Weight     Range    Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         2,495    1,359-1,541    1,499  120.00-125.00     123.22
 65 - 80% Choice         1,015    1,355-1,525    1,435  119.00-125.00     122.54
 35 - 65% Choice           349    1,350-1,375    1,360  125.00-125.00     125.00
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        3,859    1,350-1,541    1,470  119.00-125.00     123.20

HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         1,972    1,255-1,422    1,341  120.00-125.00     121.69
 65 - 80% Choice         2,264    1,200-1,385    1,332  120.50-124.00     122.07
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        4,236    1,200-1,422    1,336  120.00-125.00     121.89

                        DRESSED DELIEVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                          Head        Weight    Wtd Avg    Price    Wtd Avg
                          Count       Range     Weight     Range    Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice           284      932-985       938   190.00-198.00     190.85
 65 - 80% Choice           177      880-880       880   197.00-197.00     197.00
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades          461      880-985       916   190.00-198.00     193.21

HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice           180      800-800       800   195.00-195.00     195.00
 65 - 80% Choice           180      808-808       808   192.00-192.00     192.00
 35 - 65% Choice           139      753-753       753   197.00-197.00     197.00
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades          499      753-808       790   192.00-197.00     194.47

MONTHLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                3,859       1,469.60       $123.20
 Live    Heifer               4,236       1,336.30       $121.89
 Dressed Steer                  461         915.70       $193.21
 Dressed Heifer                 499         789.80       $194.47

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                8,242       1,439.10       $114.02
 Live    Heifer               7,506       1,325.30       $114.45
 Dressed Steer                   72         864.00       $177.00
 Dressed Heifer                 722         803.60       $175.25

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR     Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                9,529       1,447.90       $109.14
 Live    Heifer               6,240       1,340.30       $110.74
 Dressed Steer                1,129         928.00       $174.73
 Dressed Heifer                 488         804.70       $175.52

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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